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Defending the Indefensible: The Global Asbestos Industry and Its Fight for Survival

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In the early twentieth century, asbestos had a reputation as a lifesaver. In 1960, however, it became known that even relatively brief exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma, a virulent and lethal cancer.
Yet the bulk of the world's asbestos was mined after 1960. Asbestos usage in many countries continued unabated.
This is the first global history of how the asbestos
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Hardcover, 325 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 1st 2008)
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